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MSNBC
Feb 26, 2013 6:00pm PST
the presidential, this is a heavily democratic district in illinois that used to be represented by jesse jackson jr. until he resigned. today in the primary to replace him, gun reform played a huge role in the race. we're going to have results and whatever explanation we have got about those results coming up on the show this hour. and as that illinois congressional election becomes sort of a test case for the democratic party's newfound muscularity and confidence on the issue of gun policy, well, today in washington, vice president biden kept up his very high profile schedule on this issue. the vice president taking this meeting today with a group of really not the usual suspects on the gun issue. and also today, one key legislator announced a really important decision about what is going to happen now on the gun issue. we're going to be getting to that. alaska, don't wet your pants. something is going to happen on guns. try to hold it together. >>> furthermore today in washington, the collapse of one of the weirdest d.c. republican tantrums in this era in which we have a lot of weird d.c. republi
Current
Feb 20, 2013 6:00am PST
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CBS
Feb 20, 2013 7:00am PST
pickup trucks. gayle and charlie? >> manuel thanks. >>> former illinois congressman jesse jackson jr. and his wife will be in court today in washington. they're expected to plead guilty to charges they spent more than $700,000 in campaign funds for personal use. jay levine of our chicago station cbs2 is in washington. jay, good morning, good to see you. >> good morning. court starts in 30 minutes and we're expected plea agreements signed by jackson and his wife sandy, once one of chicago's political premiere couples. now a troubled marriage with the former congressman wining and dining a washington restaurant hostess, but it also went to things like furs and jewelry, furniture and other personal items including tens of thousands of dollars worth of bruce lee, martin luther king jr., michael jackson and other celebrity memorabilia. even though his wife is labeled a coconspirator only the former congressman is charged with the actual conspiracy. jackson, who has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder considered and rejected an insanity defense before agreeing to th
FOX News
Feb 12, 2013 9:00pm PST
) >> some of the lawmakers have been camped out for hours along the aisle there. sheila jackson lee is always there. and there you see senator l landrieu and they just want a moment with the the president. the and from new york, and lindsey graham getting a stop there. >> i don't know if he camped out there for hours or not. >> to camp out there and now works out at the fox, and gene schmidt a republican actually made a personal thing about being there your constituents get to see you interact with the president and i think it raises your stature. >> point out looking at the women senator, the biggest class of women, 20 women senators in the history of the senate, quite a moment. just to pick up on one point, it is going to be interesting to look at how this president deals with going across the divide. is he he the uniter as he was elected as or more confrontational figure that he's been recently, in 2011 right after he-- after the republicans won in the mid-term he said we need to move forward together or not at all. >> let me just interrupt you, this is senator mark kirk who had
FOX News
Feb 8, 2013 8:00am PST
, and secrecy si jackson jr. has signed off on a plea deal in a misuse of campaign funds case. fox news has confirmed the former illinois congressman is agreeing to this deal. according to one report, the deal would involve significant jail time and repaying the government hundreds of thousands of dollars. jackson has been under investigation allegedly for using campaign funds to, among other things, decorate his washington home. he is no longer a congressman. jenna: more on that as we get it. in the meantime, "happening now," one of america's most prestigious and politically powerful families the victims of hacking. a hacker stealing personal e-mails and pictures from both former presidents bush -- from both former presidents, and now the secret service of is investigating, trying to help out the bush family in all of this. molly henneberg is joining us live from washington with more. molly? >> reporter: hi, jenna. there's no indication at this point that the private e-mail accounts of the former presidents bush were hacked. but it appears that a hacker got access to six private e-mail acc
Current
Feb 28, 2013 3:00am PST
primary to take jesse jackson's seat out in chicago. there were like 13 candidates. the two leading ones, debbie halverson was expected to win hands down. she was a former member of congress. she was 100% nra. blomberg gets involved, supports somebody nobody ever heard of, robin kelly who is willing to take on the nra who is pro-gun safety and robin kelly wins and robin kelly is the new member of congress from chicago. it wouldn't have happened without michael bloomberg. i want to say today, you know, hey, mike, great job! we need more people like you who will stand up and fight for the things you believe in and put your own money on the line. what do you say? michael bloomberg. ready to give him some props here? 1-866-55-press. >> announcer: this is the "bill press show." for true stories. with award winning documentaries that take you inside the headlines. real, gripping, current. documentaries... on current tv. the bar harbor bake is really worth trying. [ male announcer ] get more during red lobster's lobsterfest. with the year's largest selection for true stories. wi
CSPAN
Feb 28, 2013 1:00pm EST
't think so. and with that i'd like to yield to my good friend and colleague from texas, sheila jackson lee. ms. jackson lee: let me thank the gentlelady from maryland and thank her for her leadership. this is a very important statement today because i was on the floor earlier this morning and said that we should not go home, we should stay here. i'll say it again, we should not go home. we should stay here. all the chatter of disagreement and accusations and blame games, what should be the message to the american people is, in fact, that we are committed to find some form of common ground. common ground is enormously challenging when there is no give from my republican friends. i do want to applaud congresswoman today that the violence against women act was passed because of democrats championing the right direction so that immigrant women, so that lgbt community, and so that native americans could be specifically covered, which as a lawyer is what the law is all about. fuzzy legislation cannot work, but when you specifically designate in law the protection of these groups, then you have b
CSPAN
Feb 25, 2013 12:00pm EST
jackson. please stand and be recognized. [applause] i want to turn the podium back over to senator george mitchell. >> years ago, when bob dole, howard baker, tom daschle, and i gathered to establish the bipartisan by -- bipartisan policy center, we were dismayed to the extent to which our political process appeared to be in gridlock as a consequence of excessive partisanship and ideological posturing. that concern is heightened today. i frequently cite the example of the presidential campaign of 1800 when jefferson supporters called president adams a hermaphrodite, lacking, they said, the strength of a man or the gentleness of a woman. supporters said that its jefferson were elected, robbery, rape, and murder would be openly taught and practiced in our country. it was rough and tough when we were there, but it has gotten proper and tupper today. we at the bipartisan policy center believe it is possible that men and women with strongly held different political philosophies can come together in good faith to try and deal in a responsible way through principled compromise with the major pro
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